May 07, 2008
On Tue, 06 May 2008 21:55:02 +0200
Frank Benoit <> wrote:

> I don't know exactly why the old dwt is significant smaller in code size. Perhaps this is because Shawn combined many Java classes into modules. I decided not to do this, instead I want to stay as close as possible to the Java sources. So later merges are easier.
> Another issue is, to have dynamic libs available. Afaik, at the moment DMD doesn't support dynamic libs for classes/exceptions/GC on win32 nor linux. On win32 DDL might be an option. But i don't know if libs would solve your problem with the executable size.
> So my main toolchain issues at the moment are:
> - compile speed
> - executable size
> - dynamic lib supprt (D<->D with classes/interfaces/exceptions/...)
> - distribution system with easy install and dependency management
> - better debugging support and stacktrace information at runtime
> Frank

Tickets for these issues:

yidabu <>

D 语言-中文(D Chinese):

May 18, 2008
Relive Shawn's DWT and keep it size.

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